Cancer Stories

Radiation therapy, at age 100, keeps getting better

Radiation therapy, at age 100, keeps getting better

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Radiation therapy has been used to fight cancer for more than 100 years. An oncologist at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas explains its history and its future.

Protect yourself from skin cancer every day

Protect yourself from skin cancer every day

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UVA and UVB rays from the sun can cause melanoma, a scary form of skin cancer that is diagnosed in one in 50 Americans in their lifetimes.

Why did I get breast cancer?

Why did I get breast cancer?

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The surgical oncologists at UT Southwestern have the answers to your breast cancer questions, including "Why did I get breast cancer?"

The importance of creating a personal bond between oncologist and patient

The importance of creating a personal bond between oncologist and patient

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A personal bond between you and your oncologist can be of benefit in your cancer treatment. A doctor at UT Southwestern Dallas discusses why he thinks it’s important to have a trusting relationship with your doctor.

From a cruise to cancer care: Following my passion to Fort Worth

From a cruise to cancer care: Following my passion to Fort Worth

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The new cancer center set to open in Fort Worth will offer treatment and emotional support.

Q&A – Spring 2015

 

Understanding the different types of liver cancer

Understanding the different types of liver cancer

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Some types of liver cancer are on the rise in the United States. The doctors at UT Southwestern in Dallas discuss the symptoms and types of liver cancer.

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

New genetic test for breast cancer may be unable to keep promises

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The affordability of a new genetic test that analyzes specific genes to determine breast and ovarian cancer risk will result in more women getting tested, but will those results be accurate?

Conquering the Complexities of Cancer

 

Are we winning the war against cancer? A UT Southwestern physician explains advancements in cancer treatments and other positive signs of success in the fight against cancer.